Politics Jul 28

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DOJ Hiring Marred by Politics, New Report Finds

Top aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales violated federal law by allowing politics to influence the hiring of career prosecutors and judges, a new Justice Department investigation concludes.

Politics Feb 11

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Mukasey Weighs Waterboarding, Sept. 11 Charges

After Attorney General Michael Mukasey took charge of the Justice Department, he called for an evaluation of the legalities of the "waterboarding" interrogation tactic. In an interview, Mukasey considers the waterboarding debate, charges against Sept. 11 suspects and the strength…